FLASH COMICS 1940-49 #1
CGC FA: 1.0
Flash Comics boasted some of the most distinctive and finely drawn covers of the Golden Age, thanks to the skill of artists such as Sheldon Moldoff. His malleable style worked well both for children's cartoon comics and action-packed hero books, and here his fine line and deft sense of drama create an exciting and memorable cover image. A wonderful design from a true master that communicates the character's super skills with a few simple details, such as the sense of speed created by motion lines and the path of the bullet fired by the thug in the foreground. These elements all combine to form a perfect introduction to the newly minted hero.
The importance of this issue is often understated as it introduced the world to two of DC's biggest names, characters that continue to bear fruit today, Flash and Hawkman. The current version of the Flash has a successful TV series that is currently wrapping up its fifth season, as well as various cameo appearances and an upcoming feature film in the DCEU.
Overstreet Guide 2017 GD (2.0) value = $15,000.
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